Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Is Seeking More Cash For The Shareholders Of Epocrates Inc. (EPOC)
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Epocrates, Inc. (“Epocrates” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EPOC) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to athenahealth Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN) in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $293 million. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Epocrates’ stockholders will receive $11.75 in cash for each share of Epocrates common stock they own, while according to Yahoo! Finance, at least one financial analyst has set a price target of $15 for Epocrates.
The investigation focuses on whether Epocrates’ Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Epocrates’ shareholders.
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